How to watch Minnesota Twins Spring Training game vs. Tigers today (March 12th)

For the first time this year, the Twins are on local TV!

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We've nearly reached the finish line of Spring Training, and for the first time since last October the Minnesota Twins will be locally broadcast for fans to watch.

The Twins are only broadcasting eight games in total but the first of those is Tuesday against the Detroit Tigers. It's going to be a reunion of sorts down in Florida, as Detroit is sending Kenta Maeda to the mound for his first start against the Twins since leaving in free agency.

Maeda filled the back of Minnesota's rotation nicely, but ended up being a casualty of the team's reduced payroll over the winter. He ended up signing a $24 million deal with the Tigers, an offer that had the Twins not been so strapped for cash and fearful of lost future revenue, might have matched.

Instead he'll be making his second start of the spring for the Tigers and will be facing his old team for all Twins fans to see.

How to watch Minnesota Twins Spring Training game vs. Tigers today (March 12th)

While the Twins are only broadcasting eight games this spring, even fewer willl feature Bally Sports North production. Tuesday's game will be a simulcast of the Bally Sports Detroit broadcast, which means fans will be hearing Tigers announcers rather than the debut of Cory Provus.

Fans will have to wait until March 20th for Provus to make his debut in the TV booth, a game that also happens to be against the Tigers.

Here's everything you need to know to watch:

  • Date: Tuesday, March 12th
  • Game Time: 12:05 pm CT
  • Location: Lakeland, FL
  • Stadium: Publix Field at Joker Marchant Stadium
  • Local TV Channel: Bally Sports North
  • Live Stream: Fubo

While we won't hear the debut of Provus until next week, the theme of new announcers will hold true regardless. Jason Benetti made the move from the South Side to Motown this offseason, leaving the White Sox to become the Tigers new play-by-play announcer.

So things are going to seem a little odd, as the Tigers broadcast will be shown locally in Minnesota and will feature the voice we've all associated with the White Sox. But Twins baseball is back on the air, and it's going to be a sight for sore eyes.

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